July 25, 2014 11:57 AM ET

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Company Overview of Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Limited

Company Overview

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Limited is a privately owned investment manager. The firm manages separate client focused equity and fixed income portfolios. It launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. The firm invests in public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The firm primarily invests in growth and value stocks of small cap and mid cap companies. The firm employs GARP approach and quantitative analysis to make its investments. For the fixed income portion the firm invests in corporate bonds. It was founded in 2002, and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

Atago Green Hills

Floor 28, Mori Tower

2-5-1 Atago

Minato-ku

Tokyo,  105-6228

Japan

Founded in 2002

Phone:

81 3 5405 0555

Fax:

81 3 5405 0666

Key Executives for Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Limited

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Executive Deputy President and Director
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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Limited Key Developments

Sumitomo Mitsui Mulls Acquisitions

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Limited is seeking acquisition opportunities. Sumitomo Mitsui wants to more than double its $131 billion assets under management by 2020 and is looking at acquisitions to help it grow, Kunio Yokoyama, Chief Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui, said. He added that Sumitomo Mitsui was open to both domestic and foreign acquisitions, and was also ambitious in its goals for organic growth.

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Announces Management Changes

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management has hired Kunio Yokoyama as new CEO and president, replacing Ryoji Maeda. Meantime, Maeda has been named as chairman of the fund on April 1, 2014. Yokoyama has joined Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in 1981 and he led the group's merger with Sakura Bank in 2001. He also played a major role in the company's privatization.

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